Cookbook:Café au Lait

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Café au Lait
CategoryBeverage recipes
Servings8 servings
Time10–20 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Beverages

Literally "coffee with milk", café au lait is a drink made of coffee and scalded milk in a ratio of 1:1. It is the staple coffee drink of French Louisiana and is often served in bowls in Acadiana.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. If you are using coffee concentrate, add enough hot water to make 4 cups of coffee.
  2. At the same time, heat the milk over a low to medium heat until scalded.
  3. Pour equal amounts of coffee and scalded milk into bowls or cups.

Notes, tips, and variations[edit | edit source]

  • Steamed milk can be substituted for scalded milk.
  • The milk can be heated in the cups by half filling each cup with milk and microwaving briefly. A 1,000W microwave oven will heat one half-cup of milk in 50 seconds, two in 60 seconds.